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Letter From Saudi Arabia

Letter From Saudi Arabia

Posted: 28th November 2015 By: Evelyne Abitbol Category: News Comment: 0

 

 

 

 

 

Note from the Foundation: Raif was writing about the importance for his country to implemente reforms especially for the youth, etc.

Thomas L. Friedman

Foreign affairs, globalization and technology.

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia is a country that is easier to write about from afar, where you can just tee off on the place as a source of the most austere, antipluralistic version of Islam — the most extreme versions of which have been embraced by the Islamic State, or ISIS. What messes me up is when I go there and meet people I really like and I see intriguing countertrends.

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